Arcadia Ales

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CELEBRATE SUMMER WITH GREAT LOCAL MUSIC, TASTY FOOD AND FROTHY BREWS AT THE ONE AND ONLY RIVERFRONT BEER GARDEN IN BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN KALAMAZOO!

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$10 per person/per event
$30 per person for all 4 shows

Children and young adults 21 years of age and younger gain free admittance to all events!

Please Note: You must bring a physical printout copy of your ticket to gain entry the day of the event.
Tickets are non-refundable, rain or shine.


JUNE 24th MUSIC LINEUP:

3:00-5:00pm/WIDR
WMU’s student-run radio station 89.1 spinnin’ records
5:15-6:15pm/Retro Pop Shuffle
Jazz, Pop, Crossover from Kalamazoo
6:30-7:00pm/Brian Koenigsknecht
Singer-songwriter from Kalamazoo with a uniquely sultry voice and Guild guitar
7:00-8:00pm/Mechele Peters & ‘Til The Cowboys Come Home
Original songs rooted in old school country and Americana
8:15-9:15pm/FlyLiteGemini
Rock, folk, blues band from Kalamazoo
9:30-10:30pm/DC & Yolonda Lavender
DC is hip-hop and soul
Yolonda is a vocalist with a sound based in soul with hip-hop, jazz, blues and gospel
10:45pm-12:15am/Crime Funk
Big Funk Band coming from Detroit, originally from Kalamazoo
MC: Allison Cole

JULY 22nd MUSIC LINEUP:

5:00-7:00pm/Green Light Music
Spinnin’ records
7:00-8:00pm/Kalamazoo String Collective
Breaking classical stereotypes and bringing the classics to the masses
8:30-9:30pm/Blarney Castle
Dynamic, energetic, progressive Celtic band
9:45-11:45pm/Red Sea Pedestrians
Psychedelic World-Roots band from Kalamazoo

August 12th Music Lineup:

4:00-6:00pm/Satellite Records
Spinnin’ records
6:00-7:30pm/Allie Garland
Young singer-songwriter that plays multiple instruments from rock to jazz to pop
7:45-8:45pm/The War and Treaty
Maryland-based husband-wife duo, Michael Trotter singer-songwriter, and vocalist Tanya Blount Trotter bring a mix of classical, soul, folk, Americana & love filled revival convicting lyrics
9:00-10:15pm/Last Gasp Collective
Last Gasp is an indie music collective, originating in South West Michigan
10:30pm-12:00am/The Crane Wives
The Crane Wives are a home grown indie-folk-rock band from Grand Rapids, Michigan

September 16 Music Lineup:
4:00-6:00/Green Light Music
Spinnin’ records
6:00-7:15pm/The Copacetiks
Soul-Indie-Jazz group
7:30-8:30pm/Dacia Bridges wsg Carolyn Koebel
Dacia is a powerhouse singer-songwriter,  performer with an unconventional twist of rock, pop, and soul
Carolyn Koebel is an accomplished Rhythm Master of world sounds with an amazing force of style
8:45-10:15pm/Slim Gypsy Baggage
Rock, Bluesy, Roots 4 piece band from St.Joseph, Michigan
10:30-12:00/The Go Rounds
High energy twang-rock and jelly roll

The Food Lineup

June 24th: Clam Bake
July 22nd: 
Twisted Q Exotic BBQ
August 12th: 
Whole Hog Roast
September 16th: 
Food Specials by Celebrity Guest Chefs


Booth Partners

WIDR FM
Green Light Music
Satellite Records
Local Spins
Kalamazoo Sportswear & Regalia

Special thanks to Consumers Energy, Dragon Brothers Productions, Green Light Music, Satellite Records, Local Spins, WIDR FM, Kalamazoo Sportswear, The Kalamazoo Brew Bus, Jennifer Hudson-Prenkert, and all the great musicians, staff and crew who make these festivals possible!


Other Info

Parking: We will be partnering with The Kalamazoo Brew Bus to shuttle patrons from downtown Kalamazoo. Hop on or off The Brew Bus from a variety of stops for only $10. When you arrive, show your Brew Bus stamp and get $1 off your first pint of Arcadia Ales!

Dogs: Well behaved dogs on leashes are allowed until 4pm along the riverfront. Dogs are not allowed on the patios or where food is present.

Children:  Arcadia is a family friendly venue, however at 9pm only those 21 years of age and up will be allowed on premise.


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